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What is the cause of angina pectoris?

What is the cause of angina pectoris?

Blocked heart artery: Typical angina is caused by partial of a coronary artery causing inadequate blood supply to meet the oxygen demands of the heart. ...Read more

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Angina (Definition)

Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable ...Read more


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Post orthostatic tachycardia syndrome causes reduced blood flow, possible cause of angina when excersing due to this reduced blood flow?

Post orthostatic tachycardia syndrome causes reduced blood flow, possible cause of angina when excersing due to this reduced blood flow?

POTS: Is caused by dysautonomia, meaning that the autonomic (automatic) nervous system is unbalanced and irritable. It may be genetic but a common cause is poor diet because that affects the control mechanisms in the brain. ...Read more

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Does a cigarette cause coronary artery vasoconstriction? If yes, wouldnt this cause a angina if you started exercising?

Does a cigarette cause coronary artery vasoconstriction? If yes, wouldnt this cause a angina if you started exercising?

Vasoconstriction: Cigarettes are associated with coronary artery vasoconstriction. This constriction could cause angina if combined with exercise in some people, but it would not do so in everyone. Much of the response would be based on the underlying health of the heart and coronary arteries. ...Read more

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Could deep scaling dental cleaning cause ludwigs angina? I am on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and hoping if i was too get lugwigs augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) would take care of it

Yes/yes: It would be rare but possible for this to occur. But if you are on aumentin, this would certainly prevent it. Ludwigs angina is an advanced infection that starts small and gets advanced with lack of medical care. ...Read more

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Would a MRI w/ contrast show blockage causing abdominal angina?

Would a MRI w/ contrast show blockage causing abdominal angina?

Very possibly: Although much depends on quality of scan & location of stenosis. ...Read more

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What cause angina to affect the system and how it affect the system?

What cause angina to affect the system and how it affect the system?

Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation is not corrected, then a heart attack, with permanent heart muscle damage, can follow. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How dyslipidemia can cause angina?

How dyslipidemia can cause angina?

Leads to plaque : Dyslipidemia where specifically, a high cholesterol or triglyceride level in your blood can cause plaque to form in your blood vessels.This plaque results in blockage and slows the blood flow to your heart.This decreased blood flow can cause less oxygen to get to your heart which then causes chest pain or angina. The pain is pronounced during high activity when the heart demands more oxygen. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause angina? Can it be reversed?

Can anemia cause angina? Can it be reversed?

Anemia: It can if the anemia is so severe. It can be reversed depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Poison can cause angina? Is it possible that poison, in particular poisonous metals, can cause angina?

Poison can cause angina? Is it possible that poison, in particular poisonous metals, can cause angina?

Many : Many toxins can cause spasm of the coronary arteries resulting in angina, so it is possible. This is not a classic symptom of metal poisoning though. ...Read more

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Are Sympathetic Nerve Blocks effective at calming the sympathetic system which causes angina and migraines? If not, why not? Would seem logical.

Are Sympathetic Nerve Blocks effective at calming the sympathetic system which causes angina and migraines? If not, why not? Would seem logical.

The key here: is that you have to be able to inject the specific nerves that are causing the problem such as in the neck, low back, arm for regional pain syndromes. One doesn't have access to the sympathetic nerves inside the skull causing the migraine or supplying the coronary arteries along the heart surface that are causing angina. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection cause angina?

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Can a kidney infection cause angina?

No: No....Coronary artery blockages are cause for angina. In rare instances coronary spasm can also cause it. ...Read more

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Which types of heart conditions cause angina pain?

Which types of heart conditions cause angina pain?

Several: Angina is chest, jaw, arm, back or shoulder pain that comes from the heart due to lack of proper blood flow to heart muscle. The classic cause of angina is coronary disease, this is typically cholesterol blockage of the arteries of the heart. Another cause is "syndrome x" which is spasm in the small vessels of the heart. Prinzmetal angina is caused my spasm (pinching) of larger heart arteries. ...Read more

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What poisonous metals can cause angina or heart failure?

What poisonous metals can cause angina or heart failure?

Mercury: Mercury and lead - are known to cause significant damage to the heart muscle. ...Read more

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Can propranolol 20 +feluoxetine 20 cause angina for me? I roughly have it when i walk for long time or after sleeping at afternoon. Otherwise reason?

Can propranolol 20 +feluoxetine 20 cause angina for me? I roughly have it when i walk for long time or after sleeping  at afternoon. Otherwise reason?

It is very unlikely that you have angina at age 25. It is more likely that the propranolol is slowing heart rate down so that when you exercise your not having inadequate post right to compensate for that. I'm not aware of fluoxetine causing any other ang: It is very unlikely that you have angina at age 25. It's is more likely that the Propranolol is slowing a heart rate down too much and when you exercise you cannot compensate by increasing your heart rate. I am not aware of fluoxetine causing any type of anginal symptoms. You might want to check with your doctor to see whether or not the propanelol is really necessary. ...Read more

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If Nictotine causes coronary & cerebral vasoconstriction why doesn't it cause angina or light headedness in people running with a HR of 180BPM?

If Nictotine causes coronary & cerebral vasoconstriction why doesn't it cause angina or light headedness in people running with a HR of 180BPM?

Internal controls: dominate responses, not chemistry administered from outside; despite marketing to the contrary. Medicine is low-Tech: the Hi-Tech (as embodied Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures sending >1,000,000 orders/sec brain?body with similar feedback) is within. Artery & arteriole control is from brain plus local control. Study: http://goo.gl/zZT5ou & https://goo.gl/xqf4e4 for better understanding. ...Read more